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Liver Biopsy

A liver biopsy is taken with a needle or catheter inserted into the liver to take out a sample of its tissue, usually to help diagnose or evaluate a number of liver diseases.

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3D-Printed Liver Tissue for Patient-Specific Drug Screening Created in Laboratory
A 3D-printed tissue that closely mimics the human liver's sophisticated structure and function has been developed by researchers at University of Cali.....
University of California Launches Liver Disease Research Center
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Pen-Sized Microscope May Help Surgeons in Operating Rooms
During a surgery, surgeons removing a malignant brain tumor don't want to leave cancerous material behind, but they're also trying to protect healthy .....
Indian Biotech Company Develops First 3D Printed Artificial Liver Tissue
Bengaluru-based biotech firm, Pandorum Technologies, has announced that it has developed artificial living tissue using 3D printing which performs the.....
Gene Variant may Increase Risk of Fatty Liver Disease in Obese Youth
Fatty liver disease refers to accumulation of fat in the liver cells of patients. Researchers have identified a genetic variant that can been linked w.....


Milk Thistle - Clinical Research Medicinal Benefits
Milk Thistle is a resourceful natural plant which has many medicinal benefits. In herbal medication milk thistle is used in cases of liver diseases... Read More
Living Donor Liver Transplant: What Are the Risks? - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
The risk of dying as a result of a living donor liver segment removal is between 0.2-2.0%. The risk of morbidity is anywhere between 1.3% (in highly experienced centers) to 60%... Read More
Liver Failure - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Liver failure occurs when the liver loses its ability to perform its normal functions of regeneration or repair. It can be a gradual or a sudden process... Read More
Liver Cirrhosis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Liver cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease that arises due to alcoholism, hepatitis, or other conditions. Liver failure patients are treated with transplantation... Read More
Hepatotoxicity Due to Drugs - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Hepatotoxicity is damage to the liver due to chemical, environmental, bacterial, and viral infections. Hepatitis or cholestasis or both may occur... Read More
Hepatorenal Syndrome - Causes, Clinical features, Diagnosis & Treatment
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) occurs in end stage cirrhosis and is marked by serious circulatory disturbances and kidney failure. Prognosis is generally poor... Read More
Hepatomegaly - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Hepatomegaly or an enlarged liver can be a symptom or a complication of many different diseases which arise within or outside the liver... Read More
Hepatitis Diet Recommendations: Foods to Eat and Avoid
Hepatitis is a viral infection that attacks the liver. Hepatitis diet should be carefully monitored and prepared for easy and quick recovery of hepatitis patients. .. Read More
Hepatitis C - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, Prevention
Hepatitis C is a contagious viral disease affecting the liver that is caused by the hepatitis C virus... Read More
HCV Drug Treatment - New Frontiers
Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. It is primarily spread through blood and blood products, infected needles and from a pregnant mother to baby... Read More





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